Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The world's largest radio telescope, consisting of 27 dish antennas near Socorro, New Mexico.
- ‘The other men are brother figures, such as her assistants at the Very Large Array of radio telescopes in the desert.’
- ‘An observation is scheduled at the Very Large Array, a massive radio observatory on New Mexico's Plains of San Agustin, where the burst was first detected.’
- ‘This prompted the team to propose an ongoing monitoring program using the National Science Foundation's Very Large Array radio telescope in New Mexico.’
- ‘That baseline length may be some miles, as in the case of the Very Large Array near Socorro, New Mexico.’
- ‘Indeed, archived Very Large Array data confirmed the existence of the jet associated with the quasar GB 1508 + 5714.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.